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Irish poll shows heavy support for abortion ban

CWN - April 20, 2010

A new opinion poll shows that 70% of Ireland's population supports the existing law that prohibits abortion. Only 13% of those questioned called for a change in the law.

The poll, commissioned by the Pro-Life Campaign, made a point of reminding respondents that current law allows medical intervention when necessary to save the mother's life-- a distinction that other polls have failed to make.

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